Homeland Calling: Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices

Author:   Desert Pea Media ,  Ellen van Neerven
Publisher:   Explore Australia
Edition:   First Edition, Paperback
ISBN:  

9781741176926


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 May 2020
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   Desert Pea Media ,  Ellen van Neerven
Publisher:   Explore Australia
Imprint:   Explore Australia
Edition:   First Edition, Paperback
Weight:   0.200kg
ISBN:  

9781741176926


ISBN 10:   1741176921
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 May 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Desert Pea Media (DPM) is a not-for-profit organisation working with First Nations Australians to create social change through collaborative storytelling. DPM collaborates with First Nations communities and schools across Australia, running workshops that focus on empowering First Nations youth and encouraging pride in their cultural identity. Their workshops reinvigorate traditional storytelling culture through the contemporary mediums of music, song, film and performance. DPM have run over 100 workshops in more than 70 remote and regional communities across Australia including Wilcannia, Cowra, Townsville, Alice Springs, Moree, Tiwi Islands and Thursday Island. Their workshops have helped launch a number of First Nations hip hop groups, including the B-Town Warriors from Bourke, who won a National Indigenous Music Award in 2018. All royalties from the book will go towards an annual training and development event that brings together young people, trainees, artists and mentors from remote and regional communities to share, learn and create together. Ellen van Neerven (born Meanjin, 1990) is an award-winning writer and editor of Mununjali Yugambeh (south-east Queensland) and Dutch heritage. Ellen's fictional debut Heat and Light was the recipient of the David Unaipon Award, the Dobbie Literary Award and the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Indigenous Writers Prize. Ellen is the author of two volumes of poetry, Comfort Food and Throat.

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